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Address: Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
Description: This lake is the deepest in the Philippines.

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Very calm and refreshing place near Manila

The place is just 2-3 hours from Manila. You will pass through Tagaytay City in getting to the place. If you want to see the view, you can just park along the national road in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The place is just 2-3 hours from Manila. You will pass through Tagaytay City in getting to the place. If you want to see the view, you can just park along the national road in Tagaytay where you can see the perfect view of the lake. If you want to experience the lake you will have to pay for the... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

a magnificent view of taal lake and taal volcano from the corners of Tagaytay City heading to Nasugbu. you can see fish pens, forests and yes the magnificent Taal Volcano.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The most productive way to waste 6 hours... I spent 3 hours reaching there (with a private car and driver, from Edsa), 3 hours coming back and 10 minutes to try and admire the views. The views from the popular Starbucks terrace were just average due to the haze about an hour before sunset. We drove down to get closer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We are Canadian our mother is Filipino. We are mixed we usually get taken advantage of because people seem to think we are wealthy. First place we visited was charging us P1500pp for the boat ride alone. The second place we went tried to charge us P1300pp for everything boat ride, horse ride up the mountain etc. she was able... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

the trip with the boat is fun even if we had bad weather conditions...from the arrival harbor you can walk up hill but we decided to ride the local horses...arrived on top the view is spectacular....you can see the lake and the crater of the volcano...it is worth to try!!

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Tasmania, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I love visiting this place as it still has breathtaking views and tranquil settings- verdant hills and fresh air, amidst the chaos of the tourism boom in the area- from Tagaytay and Batangas boundaries. We come here to relax, recharge and enjoy the atmosphere which is sadly getting a bit chaotic. To see this place, we endured several hours of... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you're crossing the lake to the volcano try to wear a quick dry attire from head to tow. Expect to be chilly weather.

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Tagaytay, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

though i live near this place i do not have time to see it often. that's why when the first time i experience a taal trekking hike sponsored by our manager, wew! this is amazing, i experience to ride a small boat despite of large waves and ride a small horse going up the crater. And i cannot forget the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was travelling from batangas in the evening, so decided to have a stop off at the volcano on the way from manila. Its potentially a complicated stop off, but the good people of 1775 adriatico suites sorted out an itinerary that saw me getting a bus to tanuan, then a jeepney to talisay where i was picked up. from... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visited here en route to Taal volcano. The journey to the island is arguably just as good as the trip up the volcano, especially if you get good weather.

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Address: Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Calabarzon Region  >  Batangas Province  >  Batangas City

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